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The Hampel Report

The Committee on Corporate Governance (the Hampel Committee) was established in November 1995 to review the Cadbury Committee's recommendations on corporate governance. The Hampel Committee released a preliminary report in August 1997, followed by a final report in January 1998.

The report

Final report - Committee on Corporate Governance (January 1998)
The final recommendations from the Committee on Corporate Governance which cover the role of directors; directors' remuneration; the role of shareholders; and accountability and audit.


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Corporate governance - Hampel and Greenbury

Guide to the duties of modern finance directors. Chapter 6 looks at corporate governance and summarises the Hampel and Greenbury reports.

Corporate governance in the UK - Cadbury, Greenbury and Hampel

An introduction to governance for directors and executives. Chapter 5 looks at corporate governance in the UK and summarises the Hampel and Greenbury reports

Introduction and background

Chapter 1 looks at the development of corporate governance and specifically the history of corporate governance in the UK.

Overview of corporate governance - The Combined Code

The key institutions, products and professions of the City of London. Chapter 25 is a overview of corporate governance and summarises the Hampel Committee and the Combined Code.

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Online articles

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Corporate governance codes and the supply of corporate information

Article on how the introduction of the Cadbury, Greenbury and Hampel reports was accompanied by a significant increase in the number of news announcements by UK listed companies.

Corporate governance: from accountability to enterprise

Discusses the development of the corporate governance debate in the UK, including the reports of the Hampel Committee

Corporate Governance Report: From Greenbury to Hampel - a mid-term report on developments in directors' remuneration

Comments on the preliminary report of the Hampel Committee and provides data on directors' incentive and pay schemes.

Platitudes parading as paradigms – reactions to the Preliminary Report of the UK Hampel Committee on Corporate Governance

Editorial on the preliminary report of the Hampel Committee on Corporate Governance.

Preliminary Report of the UK Committee on Corporate Governance chaired by Sir Ronald Hampel

Summarises the preliminary report of Great Britain's Committee on Corporate Governance chaired by Sir Ronald Hampel, dated August 1997.

Hampel Committee publishes preliminary report

Outlines the preliminary Hampel report on reform proposals in corporate goverance, released in August 1997.

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